Skip to content

Search Collections

Letter Knife

Description

Gry, brown; rectangular, pointed blade; ovoid handle

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1899
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Horn
horn (animal material)
KNIFE, LETTER
letter openers
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
Plated
plating (metal coating)
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
9 x 1 x 0.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.2011
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
68500

Comments